During the desk chat segment of the show, he sat next to Roy Wood Jr. and said not a word as his colleague did all the talking. But this wasn’t a case of censorship. Noah was keeping quiet on doctor’s orders.
The native of South Africa explained the situation in a tweet.
Over the weekend, Noah was host of the Global Citizen concert in Johannesburg, South Africa, that honored Nelson Mandela. Among those performing were Beyonce, Jay-Z and Ed Sheeran.
While in South Africa, Noah taped some segments for “The Daily Show,” including an interview with his grandmother, who lives in Soweto.
The quick trip – which had aspects of a sentimental journey – took its toll. And now Noah is on 100 percent vocal rest.
Check out the video above to see how Noah and Wood addressed post-election power grabs by some Republicans.